01 Tangali Bench Isometric
02 Tangali Bench Side
03 Tangali Bench Front
06 Tangali Bench Detail C
04 Tangali Bench Detail A
05 Tangali Bench Detail B

Tangāli Bench

Collection Tangāli Collection
Year/Period 2018
Dimensions ( cm / in ) H 16.2 / L 70.9 / W 17.2 H 41.0 / L 180.0 / W 43.5
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Product Description

The Tangāli Bench was the first product prototyped during design duo INODA+SVEJE's second visit to our workshop in August 2018. Having seen the level of skill and dexterity of our cane weavers during their first visit in 2017, they pushed our weavers to make patterns that are not traditional to Indian furniture. The contours of the bench are completely shaped by hand. The bench can be used either for seating or as a side table.

We decided to name the collection after the cool monsoon breeze that accompanied their visit to Bangalore - Tangāli means cool breeze in the Kannada language (spoken locally in Bangalore where the Phantom Hands workshop is based).

We make the Tangāli Bench in two sizes - a smaller compact version and a regular version.

Product Specification

Standard dimensions H 16.2 / L 70.9 / W 17.2 H 41.0 / L 180.0 / W 43.5
Materials Teak (Tectona grandis) Natural Cane
Product variants Compact - H 16.2 / L 55.2 / W 17.2 H 41.0 / L 140.0 / W 43.5
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Product Options

We offer this product in a choice of two wood finishes: Natural Teak and Dark Stain.

For the Natural Teak finish, the wood is sanded and finished with hard wax oil to bring out the natural, golden-brown colour of the teak.

For the Dark Stain finish, a coat of water-based, teak stain is applied to give the wood a darker teak shade, followed by a coat of a sealer.

The Tangāli cane weave pattern, specially developed by INODA+SVEJE for this collection, is a special weave with double strands of cane wrapped around the edges of the wooden frame of the products.

Wood Finish Options - Natural Teak / Dark Stain

Colour swatch of Natural Teak
Natural Teak
Colour swatch of Dark Stain
Dark Stain

Cane Weave Pattern - Tangāli Weave

Colour swatch of Tangāli Weave
Tangāli Weave
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Photographer: Martien Mulder

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